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WE NEED YOU!  The months of October, November, and December are wide open for volunteers to come in and provide dinner for 15-20 youth.  Every Friday night we have Friday Family Dinner, where youth and …

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A Name Is Not a Number, But Another in an Epidemic
Friday, 8 Oct, 2010 – 20:36 | Comments Off

The original posting may be found here.
“Sticks and stones may break my bones…”
We can all finish the rhyme. We can say that we believe “words will never hurt me,” but the problem is that words …

YFT Makes International Headlines with Day of Silence Flash Mob!
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 19:39 | Comments Off

Article and Photo By Tracy Nanthavongsa
DALLAS  – Gay and lesbian youth from Youth First Texas  demonstrated at a silent flash mob Friday at the Rosa Parks Plaza to  honor the National Day of Silence.
With their …

Obama: Allow Hospital Visit for Gays
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 0:27 | Comments Off

Washington (CNN) — President Obama has asked the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a rule that would prevent hospitals from denying visitation privileges to gay and lesbian partners.
The president’s Thursday memo …

FLASH MOB: Come Break Your Silence @ 5pm in Rosa Parks Plaza 04.16.10
Wednesday, 14 Apr, 2010 – 14:29 | One Comment

04.16.10  is the National Day of Silence, and this year we are organizing  a Flash Mob for the first time ever!

On the National Day of Silence, hundreds of thousands of students from all …

YFT Youth Help Launch Bully Suicide PSA
Friday, 11 Dec, 2009 – 17:50 | Comments Off

Youth members of YFT are not keeping silent about the experiences they have had in school where they were bullied, harrassed, and treated as outcasts. In a partnership with Campus Harmony Inc. and Tracy Nanthavongsa …

Youth First Texas at the National Equality March
Friday, 23 Oct, 2009 – 15:54 | One Comment

YFT Heads to the National Equality March

Six local youth headed to National Equality March, thanks to chamber dinner attendees
Friday, 25 Sep, 2009 – 13:12 | Comments Off

INSTANT TEA – Official Blog of the Dallas Voice –
September 22nd, 2009.

Last night during the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce’s Pride Dinner at the Warwick Melrose Hotel, keynote speaker Cleve Jones issued a …

YFT Took 2nd Place in Charitable Tournament for LifeWalk
Wednesday, 29 Jul, 2009 – 16:44 | One Comment

Youth First Texas threw water balloons and kicked some serious butt during LifeWalk’s Heatwave Waterpalooza! What could possibly be better than raising funds for AIDS Arms Inc., supporting  HIV positive men, women, and children of …

Q & A with the Board of Directors!
Friday, 19 Jun, 2009 – 16:29 | 2 Comments

Last Thursday, we promised to post all questions and answers after our Board of Directors shared their role with the youth of YFT. Please see thier replies below. If anyone has any other questions, we …

Dallas PUMP! Season Finale!
Friday, 19 Jun, 2009 – 15:48 | Comments Off

Youth First Texas’s very own Dallas PUMP! guest starred in yet another amazing performance hosted by the Turtle Creek Chorale’s small ensemble, ENCORE!, on June 10, 2009 at Theater Three. This show, “Avenue E,” with …